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First Pacific unit pushes $1.1B MRT bid

First Pacific unit pushes $1.1B MRT bid

July 24, 2011,  Inquirer.net Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) will ask new Transportation Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II to reconsider the group’s proposal to acquire the government’s stake in the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) train line for $1.1 billion. The company, controlled by business executive Manuel V. Pangilinan, said its proposal was still the best... continue reading

First PPP Priority Project for 2011 Takes Off

First PPP Priority Project for 2011 Takes Off

July 20, 2011,  PPP Center Commuters and motorist who traverse the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) can now look forward to some relief from the perennial traffic that plague this major thoroughfare with the announcement of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) of its Invitation to Pre-Qualify to Bid for the Daang-Hari SLEX Link... continue reading

ADB needs Consulting Services for Strengthening Public-Private Partnerships in the Philippines

ADB needs Consulting Services for Strengthening Public-Private Partnerships in the Philippines

Asian Development Bank Description: The capacity building technical assistance will help the Government of the Philippines (i) improve PPP enabling framework, (ii) strengthen institutional set-up and capacity in PPPs, (iii) help establish infrastructure investment financing and risk guarantee mechanisms to facilitate private sector interest, and (iv) help structure bankable PPP projects through sustainable project development... continue reading

PPP Center Attends Workshop for Puerto Princesa Airport Project

PPP Center Attends Workshop for Puerto Princesa Airport Project

PPP Center Press Release May 16, 2011 PPP Center Attends PPP Project Scoping and Transaction Structuring for the Puerto Princesa Airport Project Along with the DOTC, the project’s main implementing agency, the PPP Center participated in the Project Scoping and Transaction Structuring Workshop on the Puerto Princesa Airport Development Project, a priority PPP project for... continue reading

NEDA pushes amendments to BOT Law

NEDA pushes amendments to BOT Law

Source: Manila Bulletin MANILA, Philippines – The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) has stressed the importance of amending the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) Law. NEDA Deputy Director-General for Investment Programming Rolando Tungpalan said that amending the law’s IRR is an important step towards implementing the administration’s infrastructure development strategy,... continue reading

NEDA Conducts Consultation on Proposed Amendments of BOT Law IRR

NEDA Conducts Consultation on Proposed Amendments of BOT Law IRR

Source: National Economic and Development Authority MANILA—The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) recently conducted a consultation with representatives from government agencies, bilateral and multilateral aid agencies, and the private sector on the proposed amendments to the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) Law. NEDA Deputy Director-General for Investment Programming Rolando G.... continue reading

Economic managers woo Chinese investors to PPP

Economic managers woo Chinese investors to PPP

DOF Press Release April 12, 2011 The Philippines will be luring Chinese investors in the second leg of its series of road shows to trumpet its public-private partnership (PPP) initiative as officials stressed that lessons have been learned from previous Chinese dealings tainted with corruption allegations. “We want to encourage our Chinese investors to put their... continue reading

PPP Center Participates in China Roadshow

PPP Center Participates in China Roadshow

Press Release April 13, 2011 The PPP Center joined Philippine Economic Managers in conducting the China Roadshow entitled Daylight in the Philippines: Accelerating Progress from April 11 to 13, 2011. The delegation will be in Beijing on April 11-12 and in Shanghai on April 13, where they will hold separate country briefings to present investment... continue reading

PPP Center & Asia PPP Network conducts Workshop on PPP

PPP Center & Asia PPP Network conducts Workshop on PPP

Press Release April 13, 2011 The Philippine Country Workshop on Public-Private Partnership, jointly organized by Philippine Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center and the Asia PPP Network, was held at ADB Headquarters, Manila on 5 April 2011. This is the first leg of implementation of the a Capacity Development Technical Development Assistance of the Asian development Bank... continue reading

PPP Center Attends British Embassy Workshop on PPP

PPP Center Attends British Embassy Workshop on PPP

PPP Center Attends British Embassy Workshop on Public-Private Partnership March 14, 2011 The PPP Center participated in the “National Forum and Workshop on Public-Private Partnership” conducted by the British Embassy in Manila last March 8-9, at the Intercontinental Hotel, Manila. Cognizant of the importance of PPP as an effective policy to bridge the infrastructure gap,... continue reading